Melanoma a hot dermatology hashtag on Twitter

August 27, 2013

Melanoma is a hot topic on Twitter and thanks to hashtags, it’s easy to see what everyone is saying about the disease. Here are some recent posts about #melanoma that we found interesting this week.

Melanoma is a hot topic on Twitter and thanks to hashtags, it’s easy to see what everyone is saying about the disease. Here are some recent posts about #melanoma that we found interesting this week.

1. @medical_xpress

 

 


This tweet highlights interesting research that could link melanoma and lung disease.

2. @DoctorRandi

 

 


This Los Angeles Times story takes a look at trend among high school students to tan indoors, and it examines the harmful effects of indoor tanning.

3. @HealioDerm

 

 


This article has gotten a lot of attention on Twitter this week. It takes a look at a study about treating cancer in melanoma patients by using PV-10, injectable therapy.

4. @Cancer_Commons

 

 


Here is a study that details research on childbirth and melanoma mortality.

5. @mtmdphd

 

 


“Further experimental validation of the role of these 12 genes in a new signaling network may provide new insights into the underlying biological mechanisms driving the progression of melanoma,” according to the abstract linked to the tweet.